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A doctor at a veteran Florida hospital was shot by a patient dubbed in a wheelchair because the patient was taken
Larry Raymond Bonn, 59, from Michigan, opened fire with a gun at about 1
The doctor was struck while trying to subdue the man. Very courageous, "said Fleck to the doctor who had not been identified. "He was pretty heroic and probably saved a lot of lives.
The doctor was transported to a local hospital and released on Wednesday evening, Fleck said. Another VA employee had been beaten and suffered minor injuries, officials said.
Bonn served in the US Army for just over a month in the 1970s and his double amputation was not considered a result of military service. According to the FBI, a hospital spokesman said the facility was secured and that the appointments the procedures scheduled for Thursday will not be affected.